Sydney store closed from 1st – 31st July

The School of Life
370 Bourke St
Surry Hills NSW 2010

T: 0481 263 041 

Book Store Hours:
12pm – 4pm | Tue – Fri
10am – 4pm | Sat

Box Office Hours:
12pm – 4pm | Tue – Sat

Check the calendar for class schedule 

The School of Life Shop


We stock a curated range of books and retail products designed to assist you in the quest for a more fulfilled life. These include thoughtfully designed School of Life retail products, notebooks, pencils and conversation cards. We also stock a range of books published by The School of Life, alongside many other works of literature and non-fiction. So come in, say hello, grab a cup of tea and let us help you find the perfect gift for yourself or for a loved one.

We’re taking the month of July to pause, refresh and plan for some exciting events ahead so our store in Sydney will close from 1st – 31st July.
Please note, our Melbourne store will remain open during this time, and retail orders can be placed by phone on 0434 492 669.


Ideas make great gifts. Whether you’re looking for an original gift to mark a significant celebration, a thoughtful way to cheer up a friend or a special something for the person who has everything, a voucher from The School of Life provides the perfect solution. Gift vouchers are available in-store or online and can be used to buy products and books in both our Melbourne or Sydney shops as well as across our range of classes, workshops and special events.
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